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Books filed under "Cultivation"

The Orchid in Lore and Legend by Luigi Berliocchi

This elegant survey of the orchid treats its place in legend and suggests the impact that these exotic plants had on the temperate European mind.

Phalaenopsis: A Monograph by Eric Christenson

A timely and definitive monograph on the most widely grown orchids in today's market.

Tree Ferns by Mark F. Large and John E. Braggins

Provides detailed descriptions of tree fern families, genera, and species, including those suitable for the home garden.

Hardy Gingers: Including Hedychium, Roscoea, and Zingiber by T. M. E. Branney

A guide to the temperate zone and high altitude ginger varieties that are perfectly at home in cooler climates.

Peonies by Allan Rogers

Captures not only the flavor, charm, and history of the peony but also expert information about the genus and its many cultivars.

Ferns to Know and Grow by F. Gordon Foster

A classic — covers identification, propagation, cultivation, and landscape uses of ferns.

The Genus Hosta by W. George Schmid

The first complete classification for the genus Hosta, reflecting the author's long fascination with hostas.

Carnivorous Plants of the United States and Canada (Second edition) by Donald E. Schnell

Details 45 species and numerous hybrids of carnivorous plants.

Specialty Cut Flowers: The Production of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs and Woody Plants for Fresh and Dried Cut Flowers by Allan M. Armitage

Professional advice for growing cut flowers.